Cassell Australia, 1966, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First Edition
By Way of an Explanation and acknowledgements. Illustrated boards, showing a man on a horse in a rural scene, with white coloured titles to the backstrip. Colour Illustrated dustwrapper, same illustration as underlying boards, with yellow and black coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Black-and-white photograph of the author to the rear dustwrapper panel. The memoirs of the author who roamed the Northern Territory of Australia in a time where motor trucks were outnumbered by donkey teams and the flight of aeroplanes was a source of gossip for weeks. His story of the many and varied jobs of employment and the people he met during that period of his life. Note: -- Bagman is a Swagman on horseback. A hint of rubbing to the book corners and browning to the text block edges. Previous owner's name to the top edge of the free front end paper. Age toning of the internal text. Rubbing and some chipping to the top backstrip edge and dustwrapper corners. Rubbing and a little creasing to the lower dustwrapper edge. Yellowing of the rear dustwrapper panel. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. XII, 244 pages, last page blank, . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Australia; Genealogy & Local History. Inventory No: 0107734.